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TALKING TECH WITH: BIAMP
Q: Biamp has been at the forefront of audiovisual
technology solutions. How do you see your technology
enhancing the experience for both athletes and
spectators in high school and college athletics?
A: Biamp has a wide range of loudspeaker solutions
available to address the specific needs of athletic spaces
and their unique acoustical environments. Large-volume
indoor spaces, such as gymnasiums and field houses,
require loudspeakers that are more directional to help
ensure speech is understood.
There is no tougher environment than a room of
chlorine-filled air and we have a variety of systems tested
and proven in these spaces. Smaller spaces like weight
rooms generally need smaller loudspeakers that produce
full bandwidth sound from easy-to-install speakers
distributed around the rooms.
For outdoor stadium sound, no other manufacturer
has a wider range of solutions to deliver clear voice
and impactful music from systems that will last well
over a decade. Our highly focused sound projection
will also help contain the sound to the property better
than most systems. Our use of fiberglass and composite
enclosures allows us to offer the longest warranty in the
industry for the structural integrity of our systems. This
directly equates to a lifespan that is often 2x what other
competitors achieve.
Q. With an increasing emphasis on fan engagement,
how does Biamp's technology contribute to creating
immersive experiences for audiences attending sporting
events at the high school and collegiate levels?
A: Biamp loudspeaker systems are voiced to provide a
smooth, low distortion, balanced sound reproduction that
is not fatiguing to listen to. This is especially important as
fans are generally more accustomed to consuming media
content with high-quality earbuds and headphones.
While you cannot exactly recreate that " near field "
experience in sports venues, fans are used to extended
bass response and detailed high-frequency information.
This becomes even more important in systems that
mate audio with visuals from video displays. An oftenoverlooked
aspect is how the user interacts with these
small to large-scale sound systems.
Biamp digital signal processors can be configured
to eliminate much of the guesswork and pitfalls of an
inexperienced audio operator turning knobs, hoping
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to strike the right balance of sound levels from multiple
sources. Biamp can provide a more friendly sound system
control interface with our line of Impera touch screens and
controls which can replace the complicated mixer and help
ensure proper system balance and volume at each event.
Q. Biamp's innovations often integrate seamlessly
with existing infrastructure. How does this flexibility
benefit educational institutions looking to upgrade their
athletic facilities without extensive renovations?
A: The mounting of loudspeakers to most any type
of structure is made as easy as possible with a wide
variety of off the shelf-rigging solutions. Whether you
are mounting to the overhead steel or walls in an indoor
venue or to light poles and scoreboards outdoors, our
mounting accessories provide the installer with the
needed flexibility. We always recommend a professional
engineer review any overhead loudspeaker mounting
scenario. When it comes to transporting the audio
from the press box, control room or scorer's table, we
have both analog and digital options. Our digital audio
transport and control options can co-exist on the building
network with a little help from the IT department. Smaller
systems can be a one rack, one location solution on its
own network that does not require IT's involvement.
Q. Looking ahead, what are some exciting
developments or initiatives on the horizon for Biamp?
A: As always, our long-term plan is to continue to
develop innovative audiovisual solutions that make
genuine, immersive communication possible-whether
across the room or around the globe. We are always
looking for new ways to enhance sound, simplify use, and
streamline installation. That includes not only products,
but also complimentary online design tools and expert
advice from applications engineers, customer service
teams, and regional managers.
Our initiatives encompass new product development,
enhancements to current products, and the acquisition
of companies that share our dedication to excellence. For
example, although our products have been a cornerstone
of conference room AV, the recent acquisition of Evoko
is allowing us to enter the room scheduling arena with a
world-leading product. You can now use a Biamp product
to schedule the conference in which you will enjoy the
extraordinary audio Biamp delivers.

May June 2024

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of May June 2024

Between The Lines
A.D.ministration
CSCCa Strength Focus
2024 State of the Industry: A.D.'s describe the landscape of high school sports
Beyond the Scoreboard: Six impacts of signage in athletic departments
Equal Playing Field: Insights into coaching at all three NCAA divisions
Q&A.D.: with MHSAA executive director Mark Uyl
On the Rise: Esports - Special Advertising Section
Grappling with Structure: Outlining practice formats for high school wrestlers
Facility Focus
2024 Tech Guide
Sole Survivor: VKTRY Insoles' advanced technology helps athletes reduce injuries
Optimal Oxygen: VO2 Max scores can correlate with athletic success
Joint Effort: Hudl, Snap! Mobile partnership aims to revolutionize athletic fundraising
Youthful Changes: Coaches notice changes throughout the youth sports landscape
Product Focus
Product Marketplace
Ad Index
May June 2024 - 1
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May June 2024 - Between The Lines
May June 2024 - 5
May June 2024 - A.D.ministration
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May June 2024 - CSCCa Strength Focus
May June 2024 - 11
May June 2024 - 2024 State of the Industry: A.D.'s describe the landscape of high school sports
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May June 2024 - Beyond the Scoreboard: Six impacts of signage in athletic departments
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May June 2024 - Equal Playing Field: Insights into coaching at all three NCAA divisions
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May June 2024 - Q&A.D.: with MHSAA executive director Mark Uyl
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May June 2024 - On the Rise: Esports - Special Advertising Section
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May June 2024 - Grappling with Structure: Outlining practice formats for high school wrestlers
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May June 2024 - Facility Focus
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May June 2024 - 2024 Tech Guide
May June 2024 - Sole Survivor: VKTRY Insoles' advanced technology helps athletes reduce injuries
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May June 2024 - Optimal Oxygen: VO2 Max scores can correlate with athletic success
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May June 2024 - Joint Effort: Hudl, Snap! Mobile partnership aims to revolutionize athletic fundraising
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May June 2024 - Youthful Changes: Coaches notice changes throughout the youth sports landscape
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May June 2024 - Product Focus
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